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Symptoms and Treatment of Planter Fasciitis

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Do you have heel or foot pain that seems to come and go throughout the day? It is possible you might have planter fasciitis, a common orthopedic issue. The planter fascia is the ligament that connects the heel to the front of the foot. When it becomes inflamed or damaged from overuse or too much …
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Treatment Options for a Broken Kneecap

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The patella or kneecap is a protective piece of bone that covers the knee joint. While it is meant to protect the knee from injury, it can also be damaged or broken. Direct impact is usually the cause of kneecap injuries, such as falling directly on the knee on a solid surface. When a kneecap …
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What is Achilles Tendonitis?

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A very common injury that active people suffer from is achilles tendonitis.  The achilles tendon is a very important ligament that attaches the calf muscle to the bones of the heel. It is a very important tendon that is used for jumping, running, and walking.  While this tendon is very strong, it isn’t very flexible …
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Can a Spine Specialist Help Pinpoint the Real Issue?

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The problem with back and spine issues is that it can be difficult to find the cause of the problem. Pain can be displaced and it is not always in the same area as the injury or spine issue. Nerve damage or interference is common; a problem in the spine may be felt in the …
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Therapy Options for Lower Back Pain

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Lower back pain affects millions of people, both from injury and degenerative problems. The pain can impact mobility and quality of life for sufferers. While some lower back issues may require surgery, non-invasive therapy is always a better option with less risk, and often, effective results. If you have lower back pain, there are treatments …
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